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Act 5, Scene 1: Irene's Twilight Zone

Act 5, Scene 1: Irene’s Twilight Zone See whole poem, "The Main Show," and index of scenes.  (Spotlight opens on the lobby of the theater.  Characters who remain in the lobby enter the theater, which remains dark.  Joan the nurse tells the tour guide to also go in, and the narrator hangs back awhile.) Joan: Go ahead in. I’ll stay with my patient.Anyway, this is a family…See More
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Can women rescue the planet from ecological disaster?Nancy Werking Poling will launch her new novel, WHILE EARTH STILL SPEAKS, set in WNC. She'll tell the stories behind the story: How did Mary (more crone than virgin) get into the narrative? And Mary Surratt, a co-conspirator of John Wilkes Booth?See More
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Travelling back in time on a Flat Rock roadby Rob Neufeld             If you walk the one mile length of North Highland Lake Road in Flat Rock, you step nearly 200 years into the past.            At the east end, the 21st century reigns.  Fronting six-lane Spartanburg Highway, a super-Ingles sits above a bog; and a CVS store faces an Octopus Garden smoke shop, a chiropractor, a cell phone provider, and a six-lane avenue to I-26 a mile away .            Neither Ingles nor CVS carries the big…See More
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The Shelton Laurel Massacre

The Shelton Laurel Massacre Dramatized Madison County Resistance to the Civil War Prologue: Western North Carolina Though few battles to…

Started by Rob Neufeld

5 Feb 19, 2010

Deep Creek battle site update

News: In response to Terrell Garren's application, the state has approved a highway historical marker for the Battle of Deep Creek. Here's…

Started by Rob Neufeld

0 Dec 25, 2009

Thomas Lanier Clingman--His Life and Times

Thomas Lanier Clingman--Asheville lawyer, Confederate General, U.S. Senator--His Life and Times A prominent gravestone in Riverside Cemete…

Started by Rob Neufeld

0 Dec 13, 2009

Aston Park and the neighborhood it nourished

Aston Park How it nourished a neighborhood around South French Broad Avenue Dee Thompson (now Smith) and Mary Ellen Walker (now Shipman) s…

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0 Nov 15, 2009

Application for N.C. Historical Highway Marker--Michaux's 1787 visit, Highlands

Request Form for North Carolina Highway Historical Marker. See full application with photos and citations by clicking attachment below. A.…

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0 Oct 20, 2009

Beacon Blanket plant film--a preliminary showing

Swannanoa filmmakers offer peek at Beacon documentary The rise and fall of the Beacon Blanket Mill comes to life through personal stories m…

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1 Aug 19, 2009
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I have published a book entitled "Mountain People-Mountain Places". It contains a variety of stories most of which are about Graham County,…

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Cover Photo Needed for Lion on the Hearth, by John Ehle

I'm in the process of reissuing John Ehle's 1961 novel Lion on the Hearth. I'd like to find a cover photo or painting of Lexington Avenue i…

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James Ray Moody of Jonathan Creek

David Puckett has written a book--Per Usual, James Roy--that recounts the life of James Roy Moody, the Haywood County boy who grew up to be…

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0 Jun 7, 2009

Unsolved 1970 Murder of Madison County VISTA Worker is Brought Back to Light

In 1970, Nancy Morgan, a VISTA worker in Madison County, was found raped and murdered and left off the side of a road. Sheriff E.Y. Ponder…

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0 May 27, 2009


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